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    OPEN LETTER TO THE CHIEF MINISTER OF RAJASTHAN ON THE LYNCHING OF PEHLU KHAN  To, Ms. Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Jaipur. Dear Ms. Vasundhara Raje, We are very disturbed by the lynching and murder of Pehlu Khan in [...]
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    A conference titled ‘European Union and OBOR’, hosted by the Brussels-based South Asia Democracy Forum (SADF), was held in the European Parliament (EP) on May 5, 2017.  The objective of the conference was to discuss and understand the China-initiated ‘One [...]
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    It appeared on the cards for long … With a Prasar Bharati Board absolutely ineffective and visionless and now the acting CEO too kneeling before the Chairman for every executive reason gets slapped by the Director General Doordarshan and bunch [...]
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    By Shubhabrata Bhattacharya The spat over the behaviour of an Honourable Member of Parliament on board a Pune-Delhi flight of the national flag career, Air-India, which is also referred to as “Maharaja”(the original symbol of the airline)has raised serious issues [...]
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    Why do bureaucrats defy Court orders and wait till Contempt’s are issued – This perhaps emanates from   inherent arrogance that most of them are filled with or perhaps test the patience of a snail paced judiciary. This happened recently again [...]
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    At times, Prasar Bharati also reveals its funnier side that tears apart its functional sensibilities and operational acumen. Like when Babus shift and transfer professionals without realizing their expertise and job requirement that eventually hampers professional functioning. With horde of [...]
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    IMAGINE this: A Nobel Laureate agrees to an interview with a reputed newspaper of India; the scribe does it faithfully but interview never appears. Sources disclosed that Nobel laureate Dr Amartya Sen is unwell and has come to reside and [...]
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    DO politicians really desire or plan to create a growth engine which can provide basic needs (jobs, shelter, clothing and bread) for generations to come, or do they plan to only distribute largesse to feed the greed of voters to [...]
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    The buzz is that ARUNA SUNDERRAJAN, (1982 IAS KL) Secretary, Department of Information and Technology, has reportedly been assigned an additional charge of Department of Telecom till the appointment of a regular incumbent.
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    The buzz is that the following officers belonging to Indian Revenue Service of Customs and Central Excise cadre have been promoted to the grade of Chief Commissioner/ Director General of Customs and Central Excise: HEMANT A BHAT, PRANAB KUMAR DAS, [...]
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    The buzz is that RINA MITRA (IPS MP 1983) has joined the Ministry of Home Affairs as Special Secretary (Internal Security). She is the first woman IPS officer to hold this important post.
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    The buzz is that PANKAJ ASTHANA ( 1988 IFS AGMUT) has been relieved to join as Inspector General of Forests, NAEB, MoEF&CC, New Delhi.